Central America

Central America

In Honduras, Chortí Maya cemetery is swallowed up by Aura Minerals

"they wrecked the cemetery, dug up graves, all to make it look like they’d exhumed all the bodies"

Guatemala: Carbon, the Metric of Displacement in Petén

“I believe in conservation, but it must recognize the rights of communities and the possibility of their development,”

The commercial architecture of conservation in Petén

In the northern lands of Petén, Guatemala, a conglomerate of non-governmental organizations, including The Nature Conservancy, Wildlife Conservation Society, Rainforest Alliance and World Wildlife Fund-along with with their local partners and the financial support of institutions like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-are promoting the commodification of nature.

Guatemala: Petén at the center of the sustainable development plans of the NGOs

Behind financial institutions' and NGOs' plans to “combat” the climate crisis, a project aims to generate profits through the indiscriminate sale of forests. This is the case of the Protected Areas of Guatemala. This model is being used to green capitalism, through local territorial reorganization policies that were implemented after the peace accords were signed in 1996.

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Southeastern Mexico for Sale, with U.S. Embassy Help

“I can say that important investments are coming in for the Interoceanic Corridor, we already have more than 200 million dollars in place…. The Corridor is being called upon to be the great engine of growth in Mexico.”